• Friday February 28,2020

medicinal plants


Thlaspi arvense

Thlaspi arvense

Acker-Hellerkraut is a medicinal plant that is considered to be helpful against inflammation. However, their healing effects are poorly understood. Occurrence & cultivation of the field Hellerkraut The field hellebore (Thlaspi arvense) belongs to the family of cruciferous vegetables (Brassicaceae)

Anagallis arvensis

Anagallis arvensis

He is undemanding and can be found almost everywhere. He has healing powers, but is also poisonous and therefore only with the necessary caution apply. The field gauchheil is an interesting little plant, which is still used in homeopathy today for the treatment of various diseases use. Occurrence & cultivation of the field gauchheil The field gauchheil is an interesting little plant, which is still used in homeopathy today for the treatment of various diseases use

charlock

charlock

The Ackersenf is a wild mustard plant. It is used in the kitchen as well as in traditional herbal medicine. Last but not least, the Bach flower Mustard is won from him. Occurrence & cultivation of the Ackensenf The Ackersenf is a wild mustard plant. It is used in the kitchen as well as in traditional herbal medicine

Field Scabious

Field Scabious

The field widow's flower appears for the first time in the herbal books of Lonicerus, Bock and other doctors of the 16th century. The then well-known medicinal plant was used successfully against various ailments. Nowadays, it has almost been forgotten - apparently because there are medically more potent medicinal herbs for most of its uses

asphodel

asphodel

The Affodill is a monocot plant of which there are about 20 species. He can grow over a meter in size and find a suitable place everywhere. Whether in the high mountains or on the coast, the plant boasts a long life. Since the Affodill is slightly toxic, it is not recommended to use it internally. The plant is under protection in Europe

Agar Agar

Agar Agar

Those who pay attention to a conscious diet will know agar-agar as a vegan gelatin substitute. However, the white powder consisting of carbohydrates, protein and raw fibers also plays a role in natural medicine and is even used in microbiology. Occurrence & cultivation of agar-agar Agar-agar - also known as agar-tang, Japanese fish glue or Japanese gelatin - is a gelling substance derived from the cell walls of certain red algae species

African devil claw

African devil claw

The African devil's claw owes its name to the claw-shaped appearance of its fruits. The storage roots of the native plant in Africa are used medicinally. Its anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect is used primarily in the treatment of rheumatism and osteoarthritis. Occurrence & Cultivation of Devil's Claw The African Devil's Claw also carries the nickname Trampelklette

agave

agave

The agave was already used by the Aztecs as a food and medicinal plant. Even today, some products made from the desert plant are used in folk medicine for the treatment of diseases and for prevention. However, the user should pay close attention to the dosage. Occurrence & cultivation of the agave The agave was already used by the Aztecs as a food and medicinal plant

Ajowan

Ajowan

Ajowan is an annual herbaceous spice and medicinal plant. Its main importance is Ajowan in North Indian and Arabian as well as Central Asian regions, where the dried, celery-like fruit is valued as a spice and its antibacterial and fungicidal effect is used. The main component of the essential oils of the Ajowan fruits is thymol, which reminds of its considerable burning sharpness in taste of thyme

columbines

columbines

The columbine is a garden plant, which occurs in many color variations. Their 70 to 75 species grow mainly in the northern hemisphere. Their seeds contain hydrocyanic acid, which makes them slightly toxic. Occurrence & cultivation of the columbine The columbine is a garden plant, which occurs in many color variations

Alchemilla alpina

Alchemilla alpina

The Alpine Lady's Mantle is a herbaceous plant. The plant is said to have high medical benefits and is used to ameliorate many diseases. Occurrence & cultivation of the Alpen-Frauenmantels Not only under the name Alpen-Frauenmantel this medicinal plant is known. It can also be found under the name Alpen-Silbermantel or Bergfrauenmantel

Alpine Lovage

Alpine Lovage

The so-called feverfew, as the Alpine nutroot is also popularly called, joins the genus of Umbelliferae (herbaceous plants). Already in old times the plant got the name, since it was taken frequently with suffering from gynecological diseases. A medicinal herb that is even included in the daily Alp prayer in Graub√ľnden.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera

The aloe vera belongs to the lily family and has been used for quite some time in medicine and alternative medicine in various forms. Occurrence & cultivation of aloe vera Aloe vera contains many active ingredients that have a positive effect on physical and mental well-being. Aloe vera can trap a lot of moisture in its thick, fleshy leaves and therefore does not dry out

mandrake

mandrake

Mandrakes are plants with a wide range of applications, for which an experience of many centuries exists. Since ancient times, the poisonous plant is considered a remedy and experienced these days as such their renaissance. Occurrence & Cultivation of Mandrake Mandrakes belong to the family Solanaceae (Solanaceae)

sorrel

sorrel

The sorrel is a popular wild and medicinal herb with high vitamin C content, known as salad spice and appreciated for its healing properties, especially in gastric and intestinal catarrh. He shines finely dosed in teas, sauces and salads with its sour-spicy taste. Occurrence & cultivation of dock The sorrel is a popular wild and medicinal herb with high vitamin C content, known as salad spice and appreciated for its healing properties, especially in gastric and intestinal catarrh

anise

anise

Anise is a well-known medicinal and spice plant from the Umbelliferae family. Its Latin name is Pimpinella anisum. It is an annual plant that can grow up to 60 cm high. The whole plant is very aromatic and already exudes the typical fragrance for which anise is known. Occurrence & cultivation of anise Anise can be used in many different ways

chokeberries

chokeberries

At first glance, apple berries look strange and, at second glance, are a magnificent enrichment of the garden and the menu. The aromatic berries are a true treasure for the domestic kitchen and promote the health by vitamins and valuable antioxidants. Occurrence & cultivation of apple berries Apple berries can be prepared very varied and are due to their highly effective nutrients a welcome addition to the diet

arnica

arnica

Arnica (Latin Arnica montana) is a long-known medicinal plant. Some know them better under the name Bergwohlverleih. Occurrence & cultivation of arnica Arnica is one of the daisy family and grows up to half a meter high. The plant flowers in June and July, often in August. Arnica grows preferentially in the mountains over 800 meters height and copes well with nutrient-poor soils

Arum

Arum

Formerly, the Arum was considered a plant of witches and wizards and was mainly used as a magic elixir and medicinal herb. Since the plant but can cause strong chemical burns even with mere skin contact, the herb was already applied because of the enormous risk of poisoning at that time only in low potency

artichoke

artichoke

The thistle-like artichoke is known as a royal vegetable and as a valuable medicinal plant. Already by the ancient Greeks their powers were appreciated. The cultivation of artichoke is due to the edible budding inflorescences, which are then consumed as vegetables. Occurrence & cultivation of artichoke The artichoke comes from northern Africa and has spread from there throughout the Mediterranean